|Librivox M4b Collection Audiobooks Main - LibriVox Volunteers|
Index of pages containing M4B files created by LibriVox Volunteers. English Page 1 Page 1A Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 6 (French) Page 7 (German) Page 8 (Dutch) Page 9 (Other Languages including multilingual).
Keywords: M4B; Librivox; Audiobooks; iPods
|The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain|
LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (published 1876) is a very well-known and popular story concerning American youth. Mark Twain's lively tale of the scrapes and adventures of boyhood is set in St. Petersburg, Missouri, where Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn have the kinds of adventures many boys can imagine: racing bugs during class, impressing girls, with fights and stunts in the schoolyard, getting lo...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 1,512,594 (10 reviews)
|Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen|
LibriVox recording of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Read by Karen Savage. Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austen’s novels, and its opening is one of the most famous lines in English literature - “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” Its manuscript was first written between 1796 and 1797, and was initially called First Impressions, but was never published under that title...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; austen; romance; humour
Downloads: 1,723,411 (13 reviews)
|Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain|
Librivox recording of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain. Read by Annie Coleman. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) by Mark Twain is one of the truly great American novels, beloved by children, adults, and literary critics alike. The book tells the story of "Huck" Finn (first introduced as Tom Sawyer's sidekick in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer), his friend Jim, and their journey down the Mississippi River on a raft...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; twain; huckleberry; finn
Downloads: 1,352,155 (9 reviews)
|Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (version 02) - Mark Twain|
LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (version 02). Read by Mark F. Smith. In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain creates an entertaining adventure of Middle America in the 1800's - afloat on a raft on the Mississippi River. Huck escapes his civilized life when he arranges his own "murder" and turns back into the backwoods, downriver yokel he started as, and in the process springing a slave, Jim, from bondage...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobooks; twain; adventure; satire; finn; humor
Downloads: 1,134,617 (6 reviews)
|Moby Dick, or the Whale - Herman Melville|
Librivox recording of Moby Dick, or the Whale, by Herman Melville. Read by Stewart Wills Few things, even in literature, can really be said to be unique -- but Moby Dick is truly unlike anything written before or since. The novel is nominally about the obsessive hunt by the crazed Captain Ahab of the book's eponymous white whale. But interspersed in that story are digressions, paradoxes, philosophical riffs on whaling and life, and a display of techniques so advanced for its time that some have ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 1,698,544 (18 reviews)
|Anne of Green Gables - Lucy Maud Montgomery|
LibriVox recording of Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Read by Karen Savage. The timeless story of the young orphan girl sent by accident to a brother and sister who had wanted a boy, Anne, with her vivid imagination and sensitive spirit, has enchanted readers for generations. (Summary by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recor...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; anne; green gables; fiction
Downloads: 478,367 (4 reviews)
|LibriVox 8th Anniversary Collection - Various|
LibriVox 8th Anniversary Collection. For the past few years we have celebrated the anniversary of LibriVox with a collection loosely themed on the number of the anniversary year. This year is no exception. Readers have contributed 88 recordings in Dutch, English, French, German, Japanese, Polish and Yiddish, and this feast of fiction, poetry, essays, articles and musical items ranges from lectures to love letters, science to songs, travel to taxes, and politics to pirates, spiced with a dash of ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; anniversary; eight; short stories; poetry; magazine articles; science fiction; poem; poetry; bible; song; songs; humor; humour; memoirs; adventure; history; romance; travel; science; self help; eclipse; relativity; motoring; car; pirate; gardening; letters; Henry VIII; politics; diplomacy; taxes; Punch; French; German; Yiddish; Polish; Dutch; Japanese; deutsch; nederlands; français; język polski; 日本語; にほんご; ייִדיש ייִדיש
|The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan|
Librivox recording of the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his famous detective. They were originally published in the Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892. The title character was named after famous American poet Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available)...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; Holmes; adventure; Doyle
Downloads: 2,321,039 (18 reviews)
|Dracula - Bram Stoker|
LibriVox recording of Dracula, by Bram Stoker. The classic vampire story by Bram Stoker revolves around a struggle between good and evil, tradition and modernity, and lust versus chastity. The author didn't invent vampires, but his novel has so captured the public's imagination that he is rightly considered their popularizer. Listen and you will meet not only the Count himself, but heroes Jonathan Harker and Abraham Van Helsing, plus an array of madmen, psychiatrists, and fair maidens who cross ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 1,374,127 (12 reviews)
|Uncle Tom's Cabin - Harriet Beecher Stowe|
Librivox recording of Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Read by John Greenman. Among the most "banned" books in the United States, Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is a novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe which treats slavery as a central theme. Stowe was a Connecticut-born teacher at the Hartford Female Academy and an active abolitionist. The novel is believed to have had a profound effect on the North’s view of slavery...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; stowe; uncle tom
Downloads: 955,444 (9 reviews)
|Aesop's Fables, Volume 1 (Fables 1-25) - Aesop|
Librivox recording of Aesop's Fables, Volume 1 (Fables 1-25). Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Though almost nothing is known of Aesop himself, and some scholars question whether he existed at all, these stories stand as timeless classics known in almost every culture in the world. This is volume 1 of 12...
Keywords: literature; audiobook; librivox
|Pride and Prejudice (Group Project) - Jane Austen|
Librivox recording of Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen. For more information on our readers, see our catalog page: http://librivox.org/pride-and-prejudice-by-jane-austen/ Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austen's novels, and its opening is one of the most famous lines in English literature - "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife." Its manuscript was first written between 1796 and 1797, and was initia...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 1,108,156 (3 reviews)
|Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll - Lewis Carroll|
Librivox recording of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll. A children's classic! Read by: Chapter 01 Kristen McQuillin Chapter 02 Brad Bush Chapter 03 Roger W. Barnett Chapter 04 Miette Chapter 05 Mark Bradford Chapter 06 Raza Shah Chapter 07 Kara Shallenberg Chapter 08 Kristen McQuillin Chapter 09 MarinaMechanical Chapter 10 Roger W. Barnett Chapter 11 R. Francis Smith Chapter 12 Chris Goringe For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
Keywords: literature; children; audiobook; librivox
Downloads: 1,091,193 (1 review)
|The Bishop's Secret - Fergus Hume|
LibriVox recording of The Bishop's Secret by Fergus Hume. Read in English by David Wales Bishop Pendle is the Church of England bishop in a small fictitious English cathedral town. Several years into his work, he receives a visit from a disreputable-looking visitor. The bishop is much upset. What transpired between them that has so upset the good churchman? And then there is the murder. Fergus Hume was one of the most prolific and most popular of 19th century novelists...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Mystery; england; nineteenth century; Church of England; bishop
Downloads: 163,017 (1 review)
|1891 Collection - Various|
LibriVox recording of 1891 Collection by Various. Read by Bellona Times A look at the year 1891 through literature and non-fiction essays first published that year, including works by Mary E Wilkins, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sara Orne Jewett, and Oscar Wilde. (Summary by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: Romance; mystery; commentary; Max O'Rell; Arthur Conan Doyle, Sarah Orne Jewett; A J Payne; Edith Wharton; Brander Matthews; Oscar Wilde; Mary E Wilkins; J P Mahaffy; Lafcadio Hearn; 1891; librivox; audiobook
|Dracula (version 2) - Bram Stoker|
LibriVox recording of Bram Stoker's Dracula. Bram Stoker did not invent the vampire story, but he popularized it with his classic 1897 novel. In form Dracula is an epistolary novel, told through a series of journal entries, letters, newspaper articles, and telegrams. It begins with lawyer Jonathan Harker's perilous journey to Castle Dracula in Transylvania, and chronicles the vampire's invasion of England, where he preys upon the lovely Lucy Westenra and Harker's fiancee, Mina...
Keywords: librivox; audio; dracula; drama; vampire
Downloads: 805,362 (6 reviews)
|A Day With Great Poets|
LibriVox recording of A Day With Great Poets by . Read in English by Bob Gonzalez; ToddHW; CaprishaPage; Lucretia B.; Libby Gohn; Marie Hoffman Who was John Milton? The author of Paradise Lost you say? Well, certainly, but he was also a man, going about his daily life like any of us in 17th century England, (except that he was a genius of course). Take time to read about a day in his life and learn more about him and his likes, dislikes, background and proclivities...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; poetry; biography; poets
|The Art of War - Sun Tzu|
Librivox recording of The Art of War by Sun Tzu, translated by Lionel Giles. Read by Moira Fogarty. "The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise written during the 6th century BC by Sun Tzu. Composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare, it has long been praised as the definitive work on military strategies and tactics of its time. The Art of War is one of the oldest and most famous studies of strategy and has had a huge influence on both military planning and beyo...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; war; Sun Tzu; Sunzi; Lionel Giles
Downloads: 1,412,923 (6 reviews)
|Grimm's Fairy Tales (version 2) - Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm|
LibriVox recording of Grimm's Fairy Tales (version 2), by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm. Read by Bob Neufeld. Children's and Household Tales (German: Kinder- und Hausmärchen) is a collection of German origin fairy tales first published in 1812 by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, the Brothers Grimm. The collection is commonly known today as Grimms' Fairy Tales (German: Grimms Märchen). ( Summary by Wikipedia ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or o...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; fairy tales; fiction; short stories; Grimm; Grimms' Fairy Tales
|The Swiss Family Robinson - Johann David Wyss|
Librivox recording of The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss. Read by Mark F. Smith. The Swiss Family Robinson has delighted generations of readers with its exciting tale of a family which, though shipwrecked, displays “the right stuff” and builds a charming colony that later, they do not want to leave. Cut off from the comforts and companionship of other humans, they use a familiarity with natural history and biology to find the resources and build the tools to construct a canoe, we...
Keywords: librivox; swiss family robinson; wyss; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 1,124,177 (3 reviews)
|Beowulf - Anonymous|
LibriVox recording of Beowulf, translated by Francis Barton Gummere (1855-1919). This is a short but beautiful book, and the Gummere translation really captures the feel of the Old English. Beowulf tells the story of a mysterious young warrior who saves the Spear-Danes from the terrible monster Grendel and his venomous mother. Long a mainstay of English Literature 101 courses at universities around the world, it is not only one of the oldest, but one of the most exciting English folktales ever i...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; old English; poetry; hero; Grendel; Dane
|The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories - Mark Twain|
LibriVox recording of The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories is a 1906 collection of 30 comic short stories by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. Published just 4 years before his death, this was the last time he chose works from throughout his career, in an effort to show the diversity of his style and the breadth and depth of his interests...
Keywords: librivox; audio; twain; stories; humor
|The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas|
Librivox recording of The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas. The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered, along with The Three Musketeers, as Dumas's most popular work. The writing of the work was completed in 1844. Like many of his novels, it is expanded from the plot outlines suggested by his collaborating ghostwriter Auguste Maquet.The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the Mediterrane...
Keywords: monte cristo; dumas; librivox; audiobook; adventure; romance
Downloads: 1,298,996 (15 reviews)
|The Science of Getting Rich - Wallace D. Wattles|
LibriVox recording of The Science of Getting Rich, by Wallace D. Wattles. Read by Diana Majlinger. Would you like to be rich? Yes? Well, who wouldn't.The Science of Getting Rich is a book written by the New Thought Movement writer Wallace D. Wattles. The book is still in print after almost 100 years. According to USA Today, the text is "divided into 17 short, straight-to-the-point chapters that explain how to overcome mental barriers, and how creation, not competition, is the hidden key to wealt...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; wattles; rich; advice; getting rich
|The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle|
LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Mark F. Smith. Dr. Watson chronicles here some of the more interesting detective cases that he and his good friend, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, have encountered during their association. We see the cases unfold as he does, scratch our heads as does he while the evidence is collected, and then marvel at the impeccable observations, remarkable insight, and doggedness which Holmes displays as he teases apart the ta...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; doyle; mystery; sherlock holmes; literature; adventure
Downloads: 718,934 (1 review)
|The Return of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle|
LibriVox recording of The Return of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Having left Sherlock Holmes apparently deceased at the conclusion of The Final Problem (in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes), we now find that he is alive after all! In this collection, first published in 1905, the great detective causes Watson to faint (The Empty House), demonstrates that cryptography is elementary (The Dancing Men), and gets engaged (Charles Augustus Milverton)...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobooks; mystery; detective; holmes; doyle; short story
Downloads: 953,261 (2 reviews)
|Anne of Green Gables (Group Project) - Lucy Maud Montgomery|
Librivox recording of Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Lucy Maud Montgomery's classic children's novel, Anne of Green Gables tells the story of a red headed orphan girl with a personality you can't help but love. Despite her "tragical" past, Anne's optimism and imagination have helped her to always see the best in things. Anne's life changes considerably when she is accidentally adopted by the Cuthberts, a brother and sister who thought they were getting a boy to help out on the far...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 863,112 (1 review)
|The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Version 2) - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle|
LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Ruth Golding. A collection of twelve short stories featuring Conan Doyle's legendary detective, originally published as single stories in Strand Magazine and subsequently collected into a single volume. There is not always a crime committed nor a culprit to find, and when there is, Holmes does not invariably get his man...
Keywords: librivox; audio book; mystery; sherlock holmes; crime; detective; short stories
Downloads: 441,202 (4 reviews)
|Emma - Jane Austen|
LibriVox recording of Emma, by Jane Austen. Read by Sherry Crowther. (Vol. 1 Ch. 4 and Vol. 2 Ch. 11 read by Kara Shallenberg) Sherry reads Jane Austen’s sparkling comedy of manners with wit and vivacity, and brings the characters to life. Mr. Woodhouse worries and frets, Miss Bates chatters on, and Emma blithely manipulates and misunderstands her friends and family until she finally learns her lesson! (Summary by Kara) For further information, including links to online text, reader informatio...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; austen; emma; comedy; regency; england
Downloads: 800,951 (1 review)
|A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens|
LibriVox recording of A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens. A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a historical novel by Charles Dickens; it is moreover a moral novel strongly concerned with themes of guilt, shame, redemption and patriotism.The plot centers on the years leading up to French Revolution and culminates in the Jacobin Reign of Terror. It tells the story of two men, Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton, who look very alike but are entirely different in character...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; dickens
Downloads: 953,733 (3 reviews)
|Walden - Henry David Thoreau|
Librivox recording of Walden by Henry David Thoreau Read by Gord Mackenzie. Walden by Henry David Thoreau is one of the best-known non-fiction books written by an American. Published in 1854, it details Thoreau’s life for two years, two months, and two days around the shores of Walden Pond. Walden is neither a novel nor a true autobiography, but a social critique of the Western World, with each chapter heralding some aspect of humanity that needed to be either renounced or praised...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 674,071 (9 reviews)
|Great Expectations - Charles Dickens|
This is a LibriVox recording of Great Expectations, read by Mark F. Smith. This classic tale tells of an orphan, Pip, who through a series of strange circumstances first finds a trade as a blacksmith's apprentice and then learns that he has "great expectations" of a future inheritance from an anonymous benefactor. He soon learns to live the profligate life of a gentleman as he gradually sheds his associations with the gentle souls of his past, Joe (the blacksmith) and Biddy (a level-headed young...
Keywords: Audiobook; LibriVox; Fiction; England
Downloads: 1,117,741 (6 reviews)
|1601: Conversation, as it was by the Social Fireside, in the Time of the Tudors - Mark Twain|
LibriVox recording of 1601: Conversation, as it was by the Social Fireside, in the Time of the Tudors by Mark Twain. Please note: this recording contains strong language. "1601," wrote Mark Twain, "is a supposititious conversation which takes place in Queen Elizabeth's closet in that year, between the Queen, Ben Jonson, Beaumont, Sir Walter Raleigh, the Duchess of Bilgewater, and one or two others .....
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; satire; Great Britain; history; Elizabeth I; fiction
|Pride and Prejudice (solo version 3) - Jane Austen|
LibriVox recording of Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Pride and Prejudice is Jane Austen's classic comic romance, in which the five Bennett sisters try to find that most elusive creature: a single man in possession of a large fortune. Sparks fly when sweet, pretty Jane meets their new neighbor, Mr. Bingley, but her sister Elizabeth is most offended by his haughty friend, Mr...
Keywords: librivox; audio; austen; pride; prejudice; literature; romance
Downloads: 732,225 (3 reviews)
|Klein Zaches, genannt Zinnober - E. T. A. Hoffmann|
LibriVox recording of Klein Zaches, genannt Zinnober by E. T. A. Hoffmann. Read in German by Karlsson Der hässliche und dumme Wechselbalg Klein Zaches wird aus Mitleid von der Fee Rosabelverde mit einem Zauber belegt, so dass alle ihn für außergewöhnlich schön und begabt halten und die guten Leistungen anderer stets ihm zugeschrieben werden, die anderen jedoch für seine Frechheiten bestraft werden...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; zauberei; kunstmärchen; feen; karriere; aufklärung; wechselbalg
|Les Misérables, Vol. 1 - Victor Hugo|
LibriVox recording of Les Misérables, Vol. 1, by Victor Hugo. Read by LibriVox volunteers. An ex-convict breaks parole and starts a new life as a righteous man, but is pursued by a police inspector. Along the way, the ex-convict joins a revolution, adopts a daughter, and beats people up. Hooray. (Summary by smileyman457) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for thi...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; steal; romance; ex-convict; French Revolution
Downloads: 417,400 (4 reviews)
|The Broad Highway - John Jeffery Farnol|
LibriVox recording of The Broad Highway by John Jeffery Farnol. Read in English by John Lieder; Lynne Thompson; Kathrine Engan; Arlene Joyce; Ellen Preckel; Ric F; Laurie Anne WaldenOur hero, Peter Vibart, an Oxford graduate with no means of support but for 10 guineas he has inherited, sets out on a walking tour of the Kent countryside. Along the way, he meets many quaint and adoring characters as well as a few ne’er-do-wells, meets with several disasters and triumphs, and eventually he meets...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; romance; adventure; young adult
|Ghost Story Collection 001|
LibriVox public domain Ghost Story Collection, Vol. 001. A collection of ten pieces, read by various readers, about the unreal edges of this world in legend and story; tales of love, death and beyond. If just one story prickles the hair on the back of your neck, or prickles your eyelids with the touch of tears, we will have succeeded. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; ghost stories; literature
|Jane Eyre (version 3) - Charlotte Brontë|
LibriVox recording of Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Brontë. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Charlotte Bronte's classic novel Jane Eyre is narrated by the title character, an orphan who survives neglect and abuse to become a governess at the remote Thornfield Hall. She finds a kindred spirit in her employer, the mysterious and brooding Mr. Rochester, but he hides a terrible secret that threatens their chances of happiness...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; classic; romance
Downloads: 846,659 (9 reviews)
|Salammbô - Gustave Flaubert|
LibriVox recording of Salammbô by Gustave Flaubert. (Translator Unknown.) Read in English by Carolin. After completing the famous Mme Bovary, Flaubert put all his efforts into researching the Punic Wars and completed the lesser known Salammbô. In this volume, Flaubert describes in detail the Mercenary Revolt and the fight of the Mercenaries against the all-powerful Carthage, the theft of the magical Zaimph and the love and hate between the Carthaginian princess Salammbô and the fiercest lead...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
|Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson|
Librivox recording of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by Adrian Praetzellis. A mysterious map, pirates, and pieces of eight! When young Jim Hawkins finds a map to pirates’ gold he starts on an adventure that takes him from his English village to a desert island with the murderous Black Dog, half-mad Ben Gunn, and (of course) Long John Silver. Arr Jim lad! R.L. Stevenson (1850-1894) was born in Scotland and travelled extensively in California and the south Pacific...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; pirates; Stevenson; treasure; children's literature
Downloads: 1,127,488 (12 reviews)
|Bible (KJV) 01-03: Genesis, Exodus and Leviticus - King James Version|
LibriVox recording of books Genesis, Exodus and Leviticus of the Bible, King James Version. Read by Darren L. Slider. The King James Version is an English translation of the Christian Bible begun in 1604 and first published in 1611 by the Church of England. In common with most other translations of the period, the New Testament was translated from the Textus Receptus (Received Text) series of the Greek texts...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; bible; genesis; exodus; leviticus; king james version; old testament
|Baron Olson och andra historier - Sigge Strömberg|
LibriVox recording of Baron Olson och andra historier by Sigge Strömberg. Read in Swedish by Lars RolanderSigge Strömberg, född som Sigfrid Strömberg 22 december 1885 i Göteborg, död 3 mars 1920, svensk författare och journalist.Strömberg praktiserade på en tidning i Minneapolis 1904-1905. Han återkom till Sverige och var verksam inom landsortspressen. Han arbetade 1910-1913 på den nystartade Vecko-Journalen, och 1914-1920 var han chefredaktör för Allt för Alla...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; humour; sweden
|The Adventures of Pinocchio - C. Collodi|
Librivox recording of The Adventures of Pinocchio by C. Collodi and translated by Carol della Chiesa. Read by LibriVox volunteers. The Adventures of Pinocchio is a novel for children by Italian author Carlo Collodi (here transl. by Carol della Chiesa). The first half was published in serial form between 1881 and 1883, and then completed as a book for children in February 1883. It is about the mischievous adventures of Pinocchio, an animated marionette, and his poor father, a woodcarver named Gep...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 762,751 (1 review)
|Grimms' Fairy Tales - Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm|
Librivox recording of Fairy Tales by the Brother Grimm. A classic collection of oral German folklore, brought together for posterity by the scholarly brothers Grimm in the 1800s, this epitome of fairy tales includes many of the world's best known stories. In these dark foreboding woods, you will find: Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, Rumpelstiltskin, Lily and the Lion (better known as Beauty and the Beast), and Snow White and Rose Red, among other timeless works...
Keywords: literature; audiobook; children; librivox
Downloads: 784,151 (2 reviews)
|The Getting of Wisdom (Version 2) - Henry Handel Richardson|
LibriVox recording of The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson. Read in English by kirstylHenry Handel Richardson was the pseudonym of Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson, a writer who was born in 1870 to a reasonably well-off family which later fell on hard times. The author's family lived in various Victorian towns and from the age of 13 to 17 Richardson attended boarding school at the Presbyterian Ladies' College in Melbourne, Victoria...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; literature; fiction; australia; teen-young-adult; women writers
|Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare|
Librivox recording of Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare. Read by Becky Crackel. Romeo and Juliet is perhaps the most famous of Shakespeare's plays and is thought to be the most famous love story in Western history. It concerns the fate of two very young lovers who would do anything to be together. The Montagues and the Capulets of Verona, Italy, are in the midst of a long-standing feud when Romeo Montague drops in on a masquerade party at the Capulets'...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; drama
|2 B R 0 2 B & The Big Trip Up Yonder - Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.|
LibriVox recording of 2 B R 0 2 B & The Big Trip Up Yonder, by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Read by Phil Chenevert These two stories by Kurt Vonnegut were written almost a decade apart but they are definitely connected. The Big Trip Up Yonder, published in Galaxy Science Fiction January 1954 is a comical yet scary description of what over population was going to do to society after aging was conquered and a simple daily dose of "anti-gerosone" would keep you forever the same age...
Keywords: sf; SCIENCE FICTION; vonnegut; 2br02b; overpopulation; short story; fiction; future; librivox; audiobook; SF
|Peter Pan - J. M. Barrie|
Librivox recording of Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie. Read by Librivox volunteers. Peter Pan is the well-loved story of three children and their adventures in Neverland with the boy who refuses to grow up. Swashbuckling, fairy dust, and flight; mermaid lagoons, ticking crocodiles, and Princess Tiger Lily; second to the right and then straight on till morning. You know the story... and if you don't, please start listening immediately! (summary by Meredith Hughes) For further information, including lin...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Peter Pan; James Matthew Barrie; children; fantasy; Neverland; Tinkerbell; adventure
Downloads: 639,784 (1 review)